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Grand Rapids Fishing

Top Grand Rapids Fishing Spots

  1. steelhead on the Flat
    4/28/2015 11:04:20 PM - Nice surprise while fishing for smallmouth

  2. peach cove #1
    3/28/2018 7:11:06 PM - peach worms peach size bait

  3. lake muskellunge
    7/31/2015 11:02:09 PM - huge 25 inch 7 pound bass on buzz bait at 10 pm

  4. wreck-4048
    4/12/2019 11:46:18 AM -

  5. wreck-4053
    4/12/2019 11:46:18 AM -

  6. wreck-4072
    2/20/2020 2:25:28 PM -

  7. Spring Lake
    5/19/2011 9:30:33 PM - Spring Lake 43.0925, -86.1842

  8. Sunfish Lake
    5/19/2011 9:30:45 PM - Sunfish Lake 43.0817, -85.4847


  10. Sloan Pond
    5/19/2011 9:30:24 PM - Sloan Pond 42.8831, -86.2081

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Grand Rapids Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Grand Rapids, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluegill

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 100% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 1 Bluegill counted.

    Grand Rapids Bluegill Counts Chart


Recommendations above based on 1 species of fish and 1 fish counted for February around Grand Rapids.

To date, there are 32 species of fish and a total of 5741 fish counted for Grand Rapids and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1884 (139 years).

Last Update: 2/8/2023 2:00:26 AM

Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Latest Grand Rapids Fishing Reports

  • January 9 2023
    1/9/2023 6:45:57 PM - The buck pictured above is a mature wild winter steelhead. We have been seeing some very nice fish on our outings so far this winter. The Grand River has been fishing good for

  • October 13 2022
    10/13/2022 7:42:10 PM - I apologize for the lapse in reports. It has been a busy couple of months for me. After a month and a half of King Salmon trips up north on the Pere Marquette River we are bac

  • July 6 2022
    7/6/2022 10:25:59 AM - Summer fishing has been good for us on both the Grand and Muskegon Rivers. With a lack of rain so far this summer both rivers are low. The Grand River has a good stain as of n

  • April 10 2022
    4/10/2022 3:58:46 PM - For the last few weeks we have been doing our trips on the Muskegon River. The Muskegon has been very high running 5800 – 6000 cfs. The water temp has been around 38 degrees.

  • March 1 2022
    3/1/2022 10:33:01 AM - Spring is quickly approaching and that means spring steelhead run. Both the Grand and Muskegon rivers have been fishing good all winter when the weather allowed us to get out.

  • January 25 2022
    1/25/2022 7:43:11 AM - When the weather has allowed us to get out the Grand River has been fishing good for winter steelhead. I love it on the river this time of year. Angler pressure is low resulti

  • December 7 2021
    12/7/2021 10:04:39 AM - We have entered what is classified as the beginning of early winter fishing in West Michigan. The Grand River is slightly above normal water level and the color looks great. W

  • November 17 2021
    11/17/2021 2:31:34 PM - The appropriate weather for fall steelhead fishing has finally arrived. Some rain and cooler temps have steelhead coming into West Michigan rivers. I have been running about 9

  • Oct 17 2021
    10/17/2021 8:01:04 PM - Pictured above is client and friend John with an awesome Pere Marquette River King Salmon. We are finished with our King Salmon guide trips on the PM. It was another successfu

  • September 17 2021
    9/17/2021 8:03:08 PM - I have been doing King Salmon trips for about 2 weeks now. As is typical with kings the fish are large and mean and giving our customers quite a challenge when it comes to lan

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Top Grand Rapids Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Al & Bob's Sports Inc

  2. Great Lakes Fly Fishing Co

  3. Troutlet

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Top Grand Rapids Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Getting Bit Guide Service

  2. River Trek Guide Service
    West Michigan based fishing guide service. Year round fishing trips offered. Salmon, steelhead, trout, smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike. Jet boat trips on the Grand, Muskegon, Pere Marquette rivers

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